Transnet Port Terminals makes donation to school

Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) has donated school uniforms and shoes to learners of Buhlebuzile Primary School in the Lubisi area of Pongola. The school also received minor renovations to their facility. The renovations consisted of a fresh coat of paint inside and outside a block of classrooms as...

11 Aug 2017

Fits like a glove: Cash Converters donates 800 scarves for Madiba Day

As part of its 67 minutes for Mandela Day, Cash Converters Personal Finance donated 800 hand-warming scarves to Hot91.9FM for its Hot Winter Box drive. On Mandela Day, the 800 Hot Winter Boxes were handed over to Mother of Peace, The Cradle of Hope Ministry, and the Johannesburg Organisation of...

19 Jul 2017

Crazy Store hands over R126k donation to FOCHA

Over the past year, The Crazy Store has been allocating 10% of the sales on selected collectable Crazy Ducks purchased by customers nationwide for The Friends of the Children's Hospital Association (FOCHA) at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital in Cape Town. In honour of former President...

18 Jul 2017

Radio 2000 to spend Mandela Day at Joubert Park

Radio 2000 will be broadcasting live from Joubert Park on Nelson Mandela Day, 18 July 2017, between 9am and 12pm. The station will be spending its 67 minutes celebrating Madiba's legacy by feeding and donating blankets to 500 homeless people in the Johannesburg CBD. The homeless people will, in...

13 Jul 2017

Toys R Us partners with Reach For A Dream, brings meaning to the ‘gift of giving'

Toys R Us, in partnership with the Reach For A Dream, has introduced a special range of cuddly teddy bears to its stores, bringing a new meaning to the ‘gift of giving'. The partnership will see Toys R Us donate R5 from each sale to Reach For A Dream, which relies on donor support and public...

28 Jun 2017

Donations for #KnysnaFire may be dropped off at GrandWest's Sun Exhibits

The Sun Exhibits venue at the GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World has been allotted as a collection point for non-perishable food items, clothing, blankets, toiletries, and sealed water containers for those who have been affected by the damaging fires in the Southern Cape. Donations may be made...

14 Jun 2017

Africa Melane to present this year's Eco-Logic Awards

Enviropaedia will be hosting the annual Eco-Logic Awards ceremony at the CSIR in Tshwane on 14 June 2017. The awards acknowledge the innovations and achievements of the environmentally friendly industry and rewards the steps taken to address several environmental challenges. The event is held as...

13 Jun 2017

Standard Bank adds R10m to aid relief efforts in the WC

Following a week of extreme weather conditions that left many displaced, Standard Bank has donated R10m towards providing relief to those who were affected by the heavy rainfall in Cape Town and fires in Knysna. Standard Bank coastal in Knysna, Plettenberg Bay, Mossel Bay, and the greater Cape...

12 Jun 2017

In case of an emergency, scroll Airbnb

Following the severe weather conditions that resulted in floods and runaway fires in the Western Cape, Airbnb has introduced a function that will help accommodate and house people who have affected by natural disasters in the province. The response tool provides urgent housing to those affected by...

12 Jun 2017

Miss SA sets Backabuddy collection record in #KnysnaFire crowdfunding campaign

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters set a new record on the Backabuddy local crowdfunding platform when she raked in more than R290,000 (her target is R500,000) in Knysna fire donations within 72 hours. Nel-Peters had been interviewed by Darren ‘Whackhead' Simpson on 947 and she discussed her...

12 Jun 2017

KFM aids the collection of R13m for #KnysnaFire

Following the recent devastating fires in Knysna, KFM has successfully facilitated the collection of R13m through on-air pledges made by corporated companies and individuals. The pledges starting coming in on Thursday, 8 June 2017, after the KFM Drive show had an interview with Imtiaz Sooliman from...

9 Jun 2017

Algoa FM collecting donations for those affected by fires in Garden Route, PE

Algoa FM has set up a bank account, through its Algoa Cares social outreach programme, to raise funds for the Eden Lions and the People Opposing Poverty in Society Foundation following the devastating fires in the Garden Route and Port Elizabeth. In addition to collecting monetary donations, the...

9 Jun 2017

Mpact Recycling to once again sponsor Mrs South Africa

To mark World Environment Day and reaffirm its commitment to raising awareness of the importance of recycling and saving the environment, Mpact Recycling announced that it would once again be sponsoring the Mrs South Africa pageant and women empowerment programme. The partnership will continue until...

8 Jun 2017

South Africans raises over R4,8m in Hope against Hunger challenge

South Africans donated more than R4,8m in the Hope against Hunger challenge for World Hunger Day in May. Add Hope will now be able to assist 137 NGOS in feeding more than 120,000 children through the respective sustainable feeding schemes. Add Hope has gone from feeding 40,000 children in 2009 to...

7 Jun 2017

McCain supports Helping Hands initiative in Delmas

In support of the Helping Hands initiative, McCain South Africa has donated R50,000 to help clothe children in Delmas this winter. The initiative aims to provide winter school uniforms to children, who miss days of school because they do not have warm clothes to wear, in the area. To date, the...

7 Jun 2017

New rehab centre to take over where Thula Thula rhino orphanage left off

The Thula Thula Private Game Reserve, the local Fundimvelo Community Conservation Trust, and the international animal welfare organisation Four Paws have opened The Fundimvelo Thula Thula Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre following the closure of the Thula Thula rhino orphanage. The new facility will...

5 Jun 2017

Locals launch Thundafund campaign to encourage dog adoption

Emma O'Brien and Paula Graham have a launched a Thundafund campaign to raise funds for their Mutts The Book project. O'Brien and Graham created the coffee table book, which is filled with rescue dog portraits and their stories, with the aim of raising funds for the Community Led Animal Welfare and...

5 Jun 2017

First ever 8-I South Africa to be held in Stellenbosch

The Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography will participate in the very first 8-I South Africa, which will be held at Technopark, Stellenbosch. Web developers, WordPress developers, graphics or animation specialists, communication specialists, marketing professionals, branding specialists,...

16 May 2017

Outliers wins CCC grant prize

Outliers has been awarded the Cointreau Creative Crew Grant Scheme. Outliers will now receive the R100,000 grant prize to continue its mentorship programme for people who want to set up and run after school tutoring programmes. Outliers intends on using the CCC grant prize for additional...

5 May 2017

My Period is Awesome campaign, empowering the youth

Project Dignity, and Swedish NPO, Wise Economy Global Association, have partnered up in an effort to get rid of stigma associated with menstruation by offering young woman a solution in managing their menses by supplying them with Subz Pants and Pads, which are reusable and environmentally...

4 May 2017

ABN Event Productions partners with Unicef for fundraising gala

ABN Event Productions will be partnering with Unicef for its Fundraising Gala Dinner with guest of honour, Bollywood actress and Unicef goodwill ambassador Priyanka Chopra which will be held at the Hyatt Regency Johannesburg Hotel on 6 May 2017. The event will be led by media entrepreneur and Unicef...

20 Apr 2017

ODA exhibits Olantunji Sanusi's Save Water

Nigerian-born and South African-based fine artist, Olantunji Sanusi, pays homage to water as a vital and sacred origin of life as depicted in Yoruba legend, which echoes the basic element of water as life-giving. Sanusi makes use of recycled paper in this collection, transporting visitors to the...

13 Apr 2017

1KZN receives new equipment from Multichoice

Multichoice donated new broadcast equipment to KwaZulu-Natal community TV station, 1KZN TV. The donation forms part of a partnership between Multichoice and 1KZN TV; the channel is also included on the DStv platform. MultiChoice has similar partnerships with community television stations...

31 Mar 2017

Distell Group awarded top honours

The Distell Group has been awarded top honours at the Massmart Supplier Environmental Awards, where judges were impressed by their new wastewater treatment plant in Stellenbosh. Running for its third year, the Massmart honours local suppliers for their commitment and performance in implementing...

17 Oct 2016

MTN donates special needs computer lab to Itsoseng Handicraft Centre

In an effort to help increase vocational skills, access to education and life skills in previously disadvantaged communities, MTN, through its MTN SA Foundation, in partnership with the Department of Social Development donated a special needs computer laboratory to the Itsoseng Handicraft...

10 Mar 2016

2016 ECO Film Festival calls for submissions

The third South African ECO Film Festival, organised by Cape Town-based NPO While You Were Sleeping (WYWS), will take place 30 March - 3 April 2016 in Cape Town at The Labia Theatre. The festival screens feature-length documentary films, and welcomes shorts which can screen before features, or...

23 Oct 2015

Sony launches Picture This environmental campaign

Sony Pictures Television Networks has launched Picture This, a worldwide campaign to promote awareness of environmental issues. In South Africa, Picture This will be promoting initiatives to save the rhino on both the Sony Channel (DStv Channel 127) and Sony Max (DStv Channel 128). Picture...

29 Sep 2015

Need saving from the humdrum daily grind?
Need saving from the humdrum daily grind?

TEARS Animal Rescue & Hill's #savedbythedogs invites you to take a breather to spend a little time with TEARS' four-legged superheroes in The Company's Garden, central Cape Town on Wednesday, 15 April, 11am to 2pm (and monthly thereafter). Come walk a dog, play with a puppy and have some fun - the...

14 Apr 2015

Knit towards 67 Blankets

Den Anker Belgian restaurant at the V&A Waterfront is supporting the 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day by enticing knitters with a complimentary Liefmans lower-carb Belgian beer and tapas. The group knit, between 12 noon and 5pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, April 8 to 10, also forms part...

8 Apr 2015

SMS a little hope to support outreach on HIV/AIDS, TB

HOPE Cape Town, located at the Medical School of the University of Stellenbosch, is a non-profit organisation providing outreach, education and counselling at community level, focusing on HIV/AIDS and TB in the Western Cape. It has launched a national SMS donation campaign, calling on the public to...

12 Mar 2015

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